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Matthew Dunbar Publishes Research on Surveillance of HIV Assisted Partner Services

Posted: 12/5/2016 (CSDE Research)

Matthew Dunbar, Assistant Director of CSDE, recently published work on surveillance of HIV assisted partner services (aPS) using routine health information systems (HIS) in Kenya. The utilization of HIS for this purpose in sub-Saharan is lacking for a variety of reasons, but this research seeks to improve knowledge about its scope and quality. The team concluded that such surveillance could feasibly use new technologies and expand into HIV registries throughout the region. Full results are available below.

Thanks to CSDE’s research services, the team was able to leverage survey design tools, programming support, and data collection using the Open Data Kit (ODK) platform on Android cell phones. CSDE offers researchers a variety of assistance throughout every stage of their work—find out how your next study can benefit!

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